Pay Attention to Nonviolence

Where is the Palestinian Gandhi? Filmmaker Julia Bacha has spent the last 8 years documenting Israelis and Palestinians who are trying to end the conflict using peaceful means. There are many Palestinians who are using nonviolent resistance to defend their land and water resources, and Israelis who support them. Yet, most of us have never heard of them. This discrepancy between what is happening on the ground and perceptions abroad is one of the reasons that a massive, national, nonviolent movement does not exist in Palestine.   In this TED talk, Ms. Bacha asks us, and the media, to focus our attention to these nonviolent movements. Where is the Palestinian Gandhi? Filmmaker Julia Bacha has spent the last 8 years documenting Israelis and Palestinians who are trying to end the... read more
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